CastImage for Chrome

CastImage for Chrome

Share images on a Chromecast

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What is CastImage for Chrome?

CastImage for Chrome is a versatile extension designed for sharing images directly to a Chromecast. Users can cast images via a 'Cast Image...' context menu, capture an image of their current tab, or upload a local image file for casting. It also has an experimental feature that enables casting URL. The extension fulfills the need for an easy and efficient way for one or more individuals to cast images directly from their Chrome browsers to a shared CastImage session on a Chromecast device.

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Stats
Users: 2,699
Rating: 2.83 (12)
Version: 1.7 (Last updated: 2014-06-17)
Creation date: 2014-06-17
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • contextMenus
  • background
  • activeTab
  • tabs
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 313.34K
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Summary

The CastImage extension allows one or more people to cast images from their Chrome browsers to a shared CastImage session running on a Chromecast.

Images can be cast:

  • using a 'Cast Image...' context menu entry
  • taking a snapshot of the current tab
  • uploading a local image file

A new EXPERIMENTAL feature allows you to 'cast a URL' rather than just an image.

CastImage is also available as an Android on Google Play at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.appspot.castimage

User reviews
how do you cast it
by Jariwala's Jariwala's, 2022-04-16

Does not work
by j8av8r j8av8r, 2017-07-07

Works, but I can only add one image at a time. I want to be able to add a whole folder.
by Silent Hunter Silent Hunter, 2017-01-24
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Safety
Risk impact

CastImage for Chrome is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install CastImage for Chrome if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

CastImage for Chrome is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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